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Alexandria, VA (Law Firm Newswire) October 15, 2021 – Eric J. Bonetti, plaintiff in a series of lawsuits against the Episcopal church, is calling for a boycott of the Episcopal dioceses of Massachusetts and Virginia and the larger Episcopal church. Bonetti, who has sued the dioceses and Episcopal priest Robert Hiller Malm, says the dioceses have brushed off his complaints that Malm committed perjury and filed false police reports against Bonetti, including claiming that Bonetti had “stalked,” “threatened,” and “harassed” Malm. In his court filings, Bonetti asserts that Malm has refused to specify how he has been threatened, has engaged […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) October 12, 2021 – A 67-year-old Harris County man recently sustained serious injuries after two pit bulls attacked him while he was out for a walk.   The man was out for his morning walk when two pit bulls started to attack him. The man tried to back away from the dogs, but they still came after him. Luckily, the attack was captured on a nearby resident’s surveillance camera.   Two men, one carrying a stick and the other holding a crutch, came to the victim’s rescue and scared the dogs away. According to the […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) October 8, 2021 – Six building occupants who suffered injuries when a porch collapsed have filed a personal injury lawsuit against a property management company in Chicago, Illinois. The company was accused of negligence and carelessness for failing to act despite knowing about the building’s structural issues.   The lawsuit was filed on July 8, 2021, against Matanky Realty Group, the owner of the West Side building. The complaint claimed the company “improperly operated, managed, maintained and controlled” the property. Its violation of Chicago city codes allegedly resulted in “severe and permanent injuries” to the […]


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Hackensack, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) October 8, 2021 – Levin & Malkin is pleased to announce that partner Seth Malkin has been selected to be included in Bergen Magazine’s 2021 list of Top Lawyers. The list is based solely on a peer review of licensed Bergen County attorneys with research developed by Professional Research Services (PRS). Seth Malkin has been recognized by his peers for excellence in personal injury practice and his unwavering commitment to provide powerful representation to injury victims throughout New Jersey. Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, Seth Malkin has a […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) October 5, 2021 – South Carolina Women Lawyers Association Selects Steinberg Law Firm Lawyer. Attorney Annie E. Andrews, an associate at the Steinberg Law Firm, has received the 2021 Emerging Leader award from the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association® (SCWLA). Founded in 1993, SCWLA brings female lawyers together across the state to enhance the status, influence, and effectiveness of women lawyers. The organization now holds over 900 members and an active 18-member Board of Directors. This award comes as an honor to Annie Andrews and the Steinberg Law Firm as only one woman in South Carolina […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) October 1, 2021 – Four people were killed in a two-vehicle collision in suburban Cook County, Illinois, after being struck by a man allegedly driving under the influence (DUI). The car accident occurred on Illinois Route 53 at Kirchoff Road. Lamar Graves, 32, was driving a 2018 Jeep Wrangler that struck a vehicle that had stopped on the right shoulder of northbound Route 53. Illinois State Police said the stationary vehicle was a 2019 Ford Fiesta. All four of its occupants, including two women, a teenager and a young child, died in the Rolling Meadows […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) September 29, 2021 – The Todd J. Leonard Law Firm is adamant that preventing further drunk driving deaths and serious injuries is crucial. There are too many drunk driving deaths in New Jersey and across the nation. “Drunk driving deaths, and their prevention, is as important today as it was in the past,” added Todd J. Leonard, Esq.   The Todd J. Leonard Law Firm supports Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and their drive to pass the HALT Act (Honoring Abbas Family Legacy to Terminate Drunk Driving), House bill (HR 2138), and the RIDE Act […]


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Atlanta, GA (Law Firm Newswire) September 23, 2021 – Contract Counselors is excited to announce the launch of a new online legal platform committed to simplifying and optimizing how law firms and contract attorneys connect. The purpose of the platform is twofold: provide law firms a flexible alternative to traditional legal staffing in an easy-to-use way while also giving freelance attorneys the ability to work where, how, and as much as they prefer. “Many small law firms struggle with legal staffing because of the inherent unpredictability in law,” explained Joseph Robert, CFO of Contract Counselors. “While you may think you […]


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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) September 22, 2021 – Ceja Law Firm PLLC is pleased to announce we are expanding our Houston-based legal practice to include plaintiff personal injury claims. We are committed to providing the same powerful representation and dependable service to injury victims we’ve been offering to criminal defendants since Ceja Law Firm was launched in 2019. The personal injury lawyers at Ceja Law Firm represent clients in a wide range of personal injury cases, including: Bicycle accidents Car accidents Motorcycle accidents Truck accidents Slip and fall accidents Dog bites Wrongful death Backed by more than a decade […]


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Alexandria, VA (Law Firm Newswire) September 20, 2021 – Eric J. Bonetti, the plaintiff in a series of lawsuits against Grace Episcopal Church in Alexandria VA, and its former rector, Robert H. Malm, filed an ethics complaint against the attorney, Jeffery Chiow, who represented the church in the initial lawsuit. In that case, Malm claimed that a blog written by the plaintiff’s late mother, Sigrid Yahner, was threatening due to its use of the word “suicide,” and myriad other pretextual claims and sought a protection from abuse order. The ethics complaint, filed with the law firm of Rogers, Joseph, O’Donnell […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) September 17, 2021 – A 62-year-old woman filed a personal injury lawsuit against a car dealership in Joliet, Illinois, after being accidentally shot inside the building by another customer. Sylvia Mitchell of Morris accused World Kia Joliet of negligence in enforcing a policy that prohibited firearms inside the car dealership. The two defendants named in the lawsuit are World Kia Joliet and Everett Corbin, the Blue Island man whose firearm went off on the premises. “A premises liability lawsuit is a type of personal injury claim that can be filed when a person is injured […]


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Alexandria, VA (Law Firm Newswire) September 16, 2021 – Robert Malm, an Episcopal priest canonically resident in the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia, faces emergency motions for stays filed with both the Virginia Supreme Court and the US Federal District Court. The filings come after Malm’s attorney, Alexandria-based Wayne Cyron, obtained a gag order for discovery after falsely telling the Alexandria Circuit Court that such an order existed in prior litigation between the parties. The case is one of several filed by former parishioner Eric J. Bonetti, a retired attorney, after Malm obtained a protective order against Bonetti after claiming Bonetti […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) September 10, 2021 – An 81-year-old motorcycle rider sustained serious injuries in a chain-reaction collision on Interstate 88 near Naperville, Illinois. Two other people were also injured in the accident. Illinois State Police said an unsecured piece of furniture fell off a vehicle and caused a crash that involved multiple vehicles. A 2017 GMC Sierra pickup truck heading east near Mill Street was carrying the furniture when it fell and landed directly in front of another car. The 30-year-old truck driver was issued a citation for failure to properly secure a load. “Motorcycle riders are […]


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Wareham, MA (Law Firm Newswire) September 9, 2021 – Episcopal priest Robert H. Malm, interim rector of St. Peter’s Episcopal on-the-Canal in Bourne, is again being sued in the Wareham District Court. The move comes after the court found that prior service of process on the defendant was flawed. At issue are allegations that Malm lied to the Wareham courts, denying that he committed perjury in prior legal proceedings involving former parishioner Eric Bonetti. Specifically, Bonetti claims that Malm falsely stated under oath that Bonetti’s late mother, then terminally ill, contacted Malm repeatedly to set up appointments, only to no-show. […]


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Alexandria, VA (Law Firm Newswire) September 6, 2021 – Eric Bonetti, plaintiff in a series of lawsuits against the Episcopal Church and the former rector of Alexandria VA-based Grace Episcopal Church, Robert Malm, today blasted the Episcopal Dioceses of Massachusetts and VIrginia for refusing to address his allegations of illegal conduct on the part of Robert Malm, a priest canonically resident in Virginia who now serves as interim rector of St. Peter’s on the Canal in Bourne Massachusetts. He also warned victims of abuse against contacting the Episcopal church for help. “I have repeatedly complained to the Episcopal Dioceses of […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire)September 03, 2021 – Police are investigating a dog attack that left two people injured, one dog dead and another wounded in suburban Palatine, Illinois. A woman was walking her Akita and pit bull on leashes in a residential area when they came across another woman walking a small white dog. The first woman lost control of her two dogs, which then fatally attacked the smaller canine. “Many states exempt owners from legal responsibility the first time their dog attacks someone, provided they did not have a reason to believe their dog to be dangerous. However, […]


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Alexandria, VA (Law Firm Newswire) September 3, 2021 – Even as Grace Episcopal Church, located in Alexandria Virginia, preaches health, wholeness and respect for the dignity of every human being, it continues to avoid, deny, explain and defend the indefensible. That’s the message of Eric Bonetti, plaintiff in a series of lawsuits against the church and its former rector, Robert H. Malm, after a motions court hearing in Wareham Massachusetts on Wednesday. During the hearing, an attorney for Malm asked the court to dismiss complaints of abuse of process, defamation, and the intentional infliction of emotional distress on the basis […]


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Alexandria, VA (Law Firm Newswire) August 31, 2021 – An attorney for Episcopal priest Robert H. Malm is attempting to interfere with police investigations of his client. That’s the complaint of Eric Bonetti, plaintiff in a series of lawsuits that claim that Malm has repeatedly committed perjury before courts in Virginia and Massachusetts. In addition, Malm is accused of concealing evidence adverse to him in previous litigation, lying to the courts by providing false statements of law and fact, witness tampering, threatening the plaintiff, and defaming him by accusing him of engaging in “domestic terrorism.” Bonetti makes the claim in […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) August 30, 2021 – Automated vehicles have long been the goal of many inventors, scientists and even carmakers. With an eye on reducing the number of crashes on the roads, driverless technology seemed to be a good idea. Over time, flaws associated with automated vehicles came to the fore, with the main concern being programming done by humans. It is not always accurate.   Some studies indicate automated vehicles can save lives and be more efficient. The real question is whether or not they are as reliable as vehicles driven by humans. At a recent […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) August 27, 2021 – A Cook County jury awarded $43.5 million to an intensive care nurse who suffered severe injuries in an Indiana truck accident five years ago. Cynthia Kroft, 58, and her husband filed a personal injury lawsuit against the truck driver and his employer. The truck driver was identified as Pedrag Radisljovic. He was working for Chicago-based trucking company Viper Transportation when the accident occurred. “A person who has been injured in a truck accident can file a personal injury claim against the at-fault truck driver,” commented Paul Greenberg, a personal injury attorney […]


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